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Oct 8, 2016 4:29 pm

UFC 204 Results: Leonardo Santos defeats Adriano Martins via split-decision

A lightweight bout between Leonardo Santos (16-4-1 MMA) and Adriano Martins (28-8 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC 204 pay-per-view event in Manchester, England. Round one begins and Santos lands a kick to the body to start. He follows that up with a front kick which is blocked. Martins circles and lands a low kick. Santos...

Oct 8, 2016 3:53 pm

Report | Vitor Belfort will announce his retirement following his fight at UFC 204

Former UFC champion Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort will apparently be announcing his retirement from mixed martial arts following his fight with Gegard Mousasi tonight at UFC 204. Matheus Costa, founder of OlimpoMMA, tweeted the following information as per Breno Massena: Per @BrenoMassena, Vitor Belfort is going to announce his retirement after his fight tonight at...

Oct 8, 2016 3:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Bravo: “The Eddie Bravo Invitation doesn’t use referees. Watch NCAA if you want to watch wrestling!”

The Eddie Bravo Invitational has become a staple in premier grappling competitions. The man behind the contest spoke to BJPENN.COM Radio this week and discussed the unique nature of his competition and the exciting future of submission-based grappling. “The Eddie Bravo Invitational is all about the audience. The audience comes first. It’s all about entertainment.”...

Oct 8, 2016 2:21 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz: Fighters are jealous of Conor McGregor’s money

Prior to UFC 202 back in August, UFC President Dana White stated that Conor McGregor would need to return to featherweight to defend his featherweight strap after his rematch with Nate Diaz. Ultimately however, after McGregor picked up his majority decision win over Diaz back in August, he signed on to fight Eddie Alvarez in...

Oct 8, 2016 1:23 pm

Bellator releases former champions Brandon Halsey and Emanuel Newton

Former middleweight champion Brandon Halsey and former light heavyweight champ Emanuel Newton have left the Bellator building, so to speak. The news of Newton and Halsey’s release from the promotion was confirmed by Jason Floyd of The MMA  Report, making them the third former champ to jump ship this year alone. “It’s what I wanted...

Oct 8, 2016 11:40 am

UFC 204 fight day betting odds

Tonight, the UFC will hit Manchester, England for the UFC 204 Pay-Per View, which takes place from the Manchester Arena. The event is certainly a highly anticipated one, which will be headlined by a middleweight rematch seven years in the making. Several fights which have garnered interest from fans specifically include Danny Roberts vs. Mike...

Oct 8, 2016 10:38 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson EA Sports UFC 2 simulation

While Dan Henderson holds an incredibly iconic win over Michael Bisping, when the pair step into the Octagon tonight, it’s Bisping who will be stepping into the Octagon as the betting favorite. In addition, Bisping will have the advantage of being the fan favorite given that the fight is taking place in Manchester, England. Henderson,...

Oct 8, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold rooting for Dan Henderson at UFC 204

It’s no secret that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold have a very storied rivalry. The pair first met in the Octagon in 2014 in Sydney, Australia in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 55’. While Bisping had stated before the fight that he got the better of...

Oct 8, 2016 9:48 am

Michael Bisping predicts 3rd round finish of Dan Henderson

Tonight in Manchester, England. Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon for his first middleweight title defense. The fight will not only give Bisping the opportunity to defend the middleweight championship in front of the English fans, but it will also give him the opportunity to avenge his infamous UFC 100 KO loss to Dan...

Oct 8, 2016 8:43 am

Will Brooks gives update on rib injury following Alex Oliveira fight

Earlier this month, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon to fight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ despite the fact that Oliveira weighed-in five pounds over the lightweight limit of 156 pounds in a non-title fight. While Brooks started the fight out strong, an early...

Oct 8, 2016 8:18 am

Vitor Belfort: I’m in Michael Bisping’s head

At 39 years old, after twenty years as a professional MMA fight, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort has fought and defeated some of the greatest MMA fighters of all time. He also holds a highlight reel knockout win over current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, who he defeated back in 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tonight...

Oct 8, 2016 7:43 am

Michael Bisping reflects on UFC 100 loss to Dan Henderson

Tonight in Manchester, England. UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will look to defend his middleweight championship for the first time, and avenge his UFC 100 loss to Dan Henderson. The highlight reel knockout took place seven years ago, and has since been immortalized as not only one of the greatest knockouts of all time, but...

Oct 7, 2016 9:09 pm

Source reveals Conor McGregor’s “personal” announcement

Ahead of UFC 205, Conor McGregor’s stock is at an all-time high. After suffering the first loss of his UFC career back in March at the hands of Nate Diaz, McGregor was able to avenge the loss at UFC 202 as he picked up a majority decision win over the Stockton superstar. While there was...

Oct 7, 2016 5:45 pm

Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva rumored for UFC 206

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre spoke with Canadian Sports Outlet “RDS” two days ago and stated that he would be making a “big announcement” next week. Rumors are now swirling that GSP’s big announcement could be a super-fight with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson “The Spider” Silva, which would headline the UFC 206 pay-per-view event...

Oct 7, 2016 2:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, MMA veterans Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 204. Interestingly enough, while this is the first time the pair will step into the cage together, it isn’t the first time they have been booked to fight. Back in 2009, Affliction...

Oct 7, 2016 1:42 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson will square off in a highly anticipated fight for the UFC middleweight championship in a fight that will also serve as Henderson’s last fight before retiring from MMA. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community appears to be torn on their prediction for the scrap....

Oct 7, 2016 12:51 pm

Alan Jouban Calls Out “The Immortal” for a December Scrap

Over the course of his seven-fight stint with the UFC, Alan Jouban has established himself as one of the most consistently exciting welterweights on the roster. Now that he’s recovered from an action-packed July brawl with Belal Muhammad, the ever-entertaining scrapper is ready to get back in there. According to a Friday afternoon Tweet, Jouban is...

Oct 7, 2016 12:47 pm

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Says Conor McGregor is Disliked by All Other Fighters

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is far more than a fantastic fighter. He’s also a venomous trash talker. Though many have attempted to hang with the Irishman on the mic, very few have actually been able to match him in that department.   Unsurprisingly, McGregor’s ceaseless trash talk has made him a bit of a villain among...

Oct 7, 2016 12:43 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping shuts down heckler at UFC 204 weigh-in

At the UFC 204 weigh-in Friday afternoon, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson hit the scales ahead of their scheduled fight on Saturday night. While the staredown was certainly an intense one, with quite a bit of trash being talking by the middleweight champ, arguably the most intense moment of the event came when ‘The Count’...

Oct 7, 2016 11:53 am

Philippine commission releases statement regarding UFC Fight Night Manila cancellation

Many fans were disappointed to find out the news regarding UFC Fight Night 97 Manila’s cancellation earlier this week. Following news of our very own BJ Penn having to pull out of the scheduled main event versus Ricardo Lamas due to injury, the UFC announced that the entire card would be rescheduled. While many believed...

Oct 7, 2016 10:55 am

Ian Entwistle Explains Last-Minute UFC 204 Withdrawal: “I Don’t Think I Will Ever Risk Putting My Body Through Another Weight Cut”

Early on Friday morning, the fighters scheduled to compete at UFC 204 took the scale to weigh in for battle. And while none of these fighters missed weight, one unfortunately didn’t make it to the scale at all. That fighter was talented English bantamweight Ian Entwistle. When news of Entwistle’s last-minute withdrawal first emerged, the only...

Oct 7, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson weigh-in staredown

In the main event of UFC 204 tomorrow, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will put his middleweight championship belt on the line in Manchester, England as he steps into the Octagon against MMA legend Dan Henderson. For Bisping, the fight will not only give him the opportunity to avenge his infamous UFC 100 knockout loss...

Oct 7, 2016 9:34 am

Conor McGregor’s BJJ Coach Dillon Danis Calls Out the Entire UFC Roster

Though Dillon Danis has been a huge name in the BJJ community for some time, he’s recently gained a good deal of notoriety in the MMA world too. That notoriety can be attributed to the role he played in Conor McGregor’s preparation for UFC 202, where the Irishman would look to avenge an early 2016...

Oct 7, 2016 9:32 am

Gegard Mousasi eyes fight with Anderson Silva after UFC 204

Saturday night in Manchester, England, MMA veteran Gegard Mousasi will be stepping into the Octagon against Vitor Belfort for his 48th professional MMA fight. Mousasi, who will be entering the fight on a 2-fight win streak that most recently saw him pick up a spectacular KO win over Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass...

Oct 7, 2016 8:38 am

Will Brooks explains why he thinks Alex Oliveira purposely missed weight

Earlier this month, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ to square off with Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira in Oliveira’s lightweight debut. The prior day, Oliveira came in five pounds over the lightweight limit of 156 pounds for a non-title fight, forfeiting 20% of...